Tag Archives: Gary Smith

Friday Video: Great Blues from the New Full Disclosure Blues Band at DAC

Every year at DAC, Gary Smith opens the exhibit floor with his annual state of EDA talk and describes what’s interesting from his perspective. Over the last few years, he’s opened his Monday morning talk with a welcome performance by … Continue reading

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Gary Smith’s Sunday Pre-DAC talk to focus on Multi-platform-based SoC Design Methodology

For years, EDA Analyst Gary Smith has given a pre-DAC talk on the major trends in EDA and in the design of SoCs and ICs. This year is no exception. Smith has reserved Salon 6 at the San Francisco Marriott … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Gary Smith speaks at DAC 2011 about IP (very large and modifiable) and platform-based design

Earlier this year at DAC, the ever-present EDA observer John Cooley conducted a panel of experts to talk about EDA. One of the expert speakers was Gary Smith, who always has something (somethings!) interesting to say. This time, he’s talking … Continue reading

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How many engineers does it take to spin a chip?

The title of this blog entry paraphrases a very old joke category about light bulbs but the topic is serious because it goes to the heart of the electronic industry’s profitability. EDA analyst and ur chip-design guru Gary Smith discussed … Continue reading

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Video: Gary Smith and the Full Disclosure Blues Band Revisited open the DAC 2011 show floor playing “Goin’ Down”

I’m not sure if this song was supposed to be a comment on the future outlook for EDA, because Gary Smith showed his second longest list of “companies to see at DAC” ever (30 companies) and forecast climbing industry revenues … Continue reading

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